Tag Archives: Disease

Biohaven’s treatment for Lou Gehrig’s disease fails to win FDA nod

FILE PHOTO: The logo for Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company is displayed on a screen during the company’s IPO on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 4, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Co Ltd said on Friday the U.S. health regulator failed to approve its… Read More »

Trump Proposes Ways to Improve Care for Kidney Disease and Increase Transplants

President Trump issued a sweeping set of proposals aimed at improving medical care for the tens of millions of Americans who have kidney disease, a long-overlooked condition that kills more people than breast cancer. “This is a first, second and third step. It’s more than just a first step,” Mr. Trump said in a speech… Read More »

Deadly drug-resistant fungal disease has ‘infested’ New York City

Candida auris in a petri dishdpa picture alliance/Alamy Stock Photo By Adam Vaughan A deadly infectious fungal disease that is resistant to many drugs has “infested” New York and affected more than 600 people in the city, in the biggest outbreak in the US so far. Candida auris is a type of yeast. Between August 2016… Read More »

Sickle Cell Anemia: Facts About This Genetic Disease

Table of Contents What Is Sickle Cell Anemia? Symptoms of Sickle Cell Anemia Sickle Cell Anemia Causes Sickle Cell Anemia Life Span Sickle Cell Anemia Treatment Bone Marrow Transplant Blood Transfusions Herbal Remedies Sickle Cell Anemia Prevention Sickle Cell Anemia Diet Frequently Asked Questions About Sickle Cell Anemia About 100,000 Americans today are struggling with… Read More »